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Definition 1: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors
  • helplessly inebriated

Synonyms for gone in the sense of this definition

(gone is similar to ...) used of riotously drunken merrymaking

"a night of bacchanalian revelry" "carousing bands of drunken soldiers" "orgiastic festivity"

(gone is similar to ...) smelling of beer

(gone is similar to ...) very drunk

(gone is similar to ...) slightly intoxicated

(gone is similar to ...) given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

"a bibulous fellow" "a bibulous evening" "his boozy drinking companions" "thick boozy singing" "a drunken binge" "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up" "sottish behavior"

(gone is similar to ...) under the influence of narcotics

"knocked out by doped wine" "a drugged sleep" "were under the effect of the drugged sweets" "in a stuperous narcotized state"

(gone is similar to ...) British informal for `intoxicated'

(gone is similar to ...) slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

(gone is similar to ...) under the influence of narcotics

Definition 2: dead - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is deceased
  • our dear departed friend

Synonyms for gone in the sense of this definition

(gone is similar to ...) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

(gone is used in the usage domain ...) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

Definition 3: destroyed or killed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we are gone geese

Synonyms for gone in the sense of this definition

(gone is similar to ...) spoiled or ruined or demolished

"war left many cities destroyed" "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"

(gone is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: well in the past; former - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bygone days
  • dreams of foregone times
  • sweet memories of gone summers
  • relics of a departed era

Synonyms for gone in the sense of this definition

(gone is similar to ...) earlier than the present time; no longer current

"time past" "his youth is past" "this past Thursday" "the past year"

Definition 5: drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the day's shopping left her exhausted
  • he went to bed dog-tired
  • was fagged and sweaty
  • the trembling of his played out limbs
  • felt completely washed-out
  • only worn-out horses and cattle
  • you look worn out

Synonyms for gone in the sense of this definition

(gone is similar to ...) depleted of strength or energy

"tired mothers with crying babies" "too tired to eat"

Definition 6: used up or no longer available - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gone with the wind
  • if we don't get there early, all the best seats will be gone

(gone is similar to ...) not available or accessible or at hand

"fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency" "his secretary said he was unavailable for comment"

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